Bold & Brilliant Series
Each of these wines has characteristics that are both bold and brilliant. They represent what T-Vine has been and where it's going.
2016 Frediani Grenache
Few things better embody T-Vine than our Calistoga Grenache from the Frediani Vineyard. Jim Frediani is third generation grape whisperer. He knows everything there is to know about the farmin’ business. His Calistoga vineyard sits across the valley floor and basks in the harsh daytime sun before temperatures plummet at night. These variances stress our little Grenache friends, but it makes them stronger, more robust and a bit more intense than your typical Grenache.
The 2016 vintage stopped us in our tracks. In the glass, this wine has rich aromas of ripe red fruit mixed with bay leaf and clove which move to flavors of rhubarb crisp and raspberries that burst in your mouth. Fine-grained tannins and moderate acidity provide a balanced finish that would pair well with most foods.
2016 Lodi Zinfandel
Our first vintage from this vineyard, Cherryhouse, home to beautiful 47-year-old vines sits on the west side of Lodi in the Mokelumne River AVA and does not drink like most Lodi Zins
Owned and farmed by the Perlegos Brothers, the same family that own and farm the famed Stampede Vineyard for the likes of Maitre de Chai, Bedrock Wines, and Scholium Wines, the fine sandy loam soils are lighter in color and have much less clay than other Lodi Zinfandel growing areas. Truly, this vineyard is one-of-a-kind and...so is the wine. Our 2016 vintage has a gorgeously perfumed nose, redolent of purple flowers and wisteria violets dancing with bright cherries, whisked together by whiffs of manzanita and pepper. Light to mid-weight on the palate, bolstered by plenty of acid and brightness with really well-integrated tannin.
2017 Hill of Thunder
On a sequestered and beautiful Amador County ranch, the Shake Ridge Vineyard is the result of decades of experience, serious passion, and good old-fashioned hard work. Once a prominent viticulturist for some of Napa's most renowned vineyards, Ann Kraemer turned to the mountains when it was time to plant her own. The 46-acre vineyard straddles a ridgeway up above 1,700 feet and is home to some of the finest grapes we've ever seen.
Our second vintage of the Hill of Thunder Red Wine blends 50% Primitivo, 35% Zinfandel, & 15% Barbera into an alluring, bright and juicy wine. Heavenly aromas of pomegranate, cherry, wet stone and ripe red berries move to luscious flavors of bramble berries and rhubarb crisp. The acidity from the Barbera makes this the perfect food pairing wine. Soft tannins and a bright, juicy, round mouthfeel will leave you delighted sip after sip.
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